startup called Dispatch are the BB-8s and Wall-E's of e-commerce
. But Martinson said he expects the first e-commerce
customers to start using the robots later this year. Autonomous vehicles are so far only allowed limited tests on public roads."We've tested it in snow, slush, ice and rain, you name it," Martinson said.In the U.S., Starship
is testing its robot in Fayetteville, Ark.Starship
won't comment on a possible tie-up with Walmart.